Welcome

The Windermere Reflections programme has now come to a close. Thank you to all who worked with us and the many hundreds of volunteers who got involved … we couldn’t have done it all without you!!

Our flashy legacy website with a full online scrapbook illustrating what we delivered will be live very soon … please check back in a couple of weeks.

Welcome to Windermere Reflections. We’re a 3 year Heritage Lottery funded programme with a real community focus to our 19 projects!! We’re all about increasing understanding of environmental issues within Windermere’s Catchment and making a difference.

We hope you enjoy exploring our website, discovering more about us and how you can get involved. Join us on Twitter and Facebook and sign up to our e-bulletin to keep up to date with all that’s going on.

Find out what we’ve been up to on our News page. There’s lots to do – with great Events coming up and our Get Involved page provides lots of great volunteering opportunities!

QUIRKY FACT: If you used the water in Windermere to fill your baths (with the average bath tub volume being 50 gallons) you could take 1,380,000,000 baths, before the lake would be dry! (of course with the water feeding in from upstream rivers lakes and tarns that wouldn’t actually happen).

Did you see us on the ITV news? If you missed it heres the link http://www.itv.com/news/border/story/2013-09-02/windermere-music-video

Check out our Windermere Song film on You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_VAMHJjQJU it’s only 3 mins long but packed with fun tips on how you can do your bit to keep the lakes a great place to be! You can also check out our Top Tips to help you do your bit indoors and in the great outdoors.

We hosted BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time, from Ambleside in July – listen again the broadcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b036l5kq

Our partners at the  Pop-Up Foundation and Rydal Hall are backing our campaign to use wise gardening practice to help protect the lakes and rivers. Here’s the message from Iain Turnbull, the head gardener at Rydal Hall, filmed by Paul Clarke from the Po-Up Foundation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfMNPgoz88g